5 Classics for November

In this series, I recommend five classics each month that remind me of that particular time of the year. Although most people seem to dislike November (at least in New England where I live) because all of the pretty leaves die and everything is dead, it's actually my favorite month of the year. This might … Continue reading 5 Classics for November

QUOTE: Charles Dickens

"All of us have like wonders hidden in our breasts, only needing circumstances to evoke them."  ~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens This classic novel is overflowing with brilliant quotes such as this one. I definitely agree with Dickens- certain situations certainly bring out different aspects of people. What quotes have you discovered … Continue reading QUOTE: Charles Dickens

Book Review: A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Author: Charles Dickens Number of Pages: 480 Publisher: Penguin Release Date: 1859 "After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, … Continue reading Book Review: A TALE OF TWO CITIES